The Best RVs For Men
You caught us. We’re doing some gender stereotyping. But let’s face it, most men like slightly different RV features than women.
We’re about to expose what they are and what that means for the types of RVs best suited for men.
Keep reading to see if you agree with our analysis.
Let’s dig in!
What Are Men Looking for in an RV?
Survey says men typically look for five main features and amenities on an RV. So let’s take a look at each of them.
An RV with off-road capabilities can get you further off-grid and into the wild. A lot of men like the option of getting off the beaten path, whether it be in the mountains, desert, or forests. Having this ability affords for more rugged adventures and exploring.
And if you’re traveling with someone who prefers a relaxing beach camping trip, an off-road RV can also be useful. For example, beach boondocking on the Texas coastline calls for an awesome off-road RV.
Storage for Toys
If you’re into off-roading, biking, motorcycling, or paddling, you’ll want storage for your adventure toys. A toy hauler is the perfect type of RV for the man (or woman) who wants to take their favorite recreational toys along without adding bike racks or an extra trailer.
You can also find RVs with large outside storage compartments for a similar purpose.
Keep in mind: Toy Haulers are usually 5th wheels – here are the reasons you may want to avoid a 5th wheel RV.
Most men appreciate having entertainment while RVing. Whether it’s a TV to watch the game or a portable RV grill to cook outdoors, there are plenty of gadgets and gear to keep you entertained.
Having as many features built into your RV makes traveling easier and more convenient.
Space for Friends
What would a man’s RV trip be without friends? An RV conducive to having guests stay or cookout is an ideal option, along with entertainment features and toy storage.
A large fifth wheel is an excellent choice for hosting friends.
Tall Interior Height
Having an RV that you can stand up in can be a game-changer if you’re a tall man. Having to duck in a small camper for a week can ruin an otherwise fun vacation.
However, there are plenty of RVs on the market that can accommodate someone six feet or taller.
The Best RVs for Men
So what are the best RVs for men? Let’s check out five we recommend.
#1. Boreas EOS-12 Off-Road Camper
About: The Boreas EOS-12 off-road four-season camper gets you out into the wild with comfort. It’s 12ft long and has all-terrain tires with 20in of clearance. The EOS-12 has zero-wood construction, which means no decay or rotting. And it’s loaded with cool features for the adventurous man.
This camper is ready to go off-grid from 300-watts of solar and lithium batteries to a Maxxair 7500 ceiling fan with ten speeds.
The EOS-12 has 6ft 6in standing room when the pop-up roof is open. It can sleep up to four adults with a permanent queen bed and a dinette that folds into a double bed. There’s an outdoor galley kitchen. And it has a wet bath with a cassette toilet and shower.
The freshwater tank on this small but mighty camper holds 50 gallons. And the grey water tank holds 25 gallons. So boondocking in the Boreas EOS-12 will feel pretty seamless.
Base Model MSRP: $74,990
#2. Cherokee 255RR Toy Hauler
About: Forest River’s Cherokee 255RR Toy Hauler is a 32’7”-long fifth wheel. The GVWR (gross vehicle weight rating) is 11,615 lbs. It’s a great RV for men to take their toys along without having a fifth wheel too long to get into campgrounds and into boondocking spots without minimal clearance. The garage space is about 171” long, although 90” includes the kitchen on one wall.
The floor plan includes a full bathroom and master bedroom with a queen bed. It also has a full kitchen with a pantry. The living area, which is in the garage portion, has two sofas that convert into beds. And the ramp door of the rear doubles as a patio.
The freshwater tank on the Cherokee 255RR holds 40 gallons. Both the gray and black water tanks hold 38 gallons each. The underbelly is enclosed. It also comes with an outside shower, TV bracket and hookups, and RV grill propane quick-connect.
Base Model MSRP: $44,885
#3. Kimbo Truck Camper
About: We need to mention that the first impression of the Kimbo Truck Camper is that it’s cool looking! We’d categorize it as more of a men’s adventure RV. The 6’ truck camper is for mid to full-size trucks.
The Kimbo Truck Camper has an aluminum, frameless construction, making it durable and lightweight. It has double pane windows and an insulated interior for camping in various climates. In addition, it has extended off-grid operation with solar panels.
The interior has a loft bed with a full-size mattress. There are two benches for seating, and its teak entryway has a gear closet.
Base Model MSRP: $20,999
#4. Grand Design Solitude 375RES Fifth Wheel
About: Grand Design’s Solitude 375RES fifth wheel is the ultimate man’s RV cave for entertainment and hosting friends. The massive living room has two sofas and one love seat with theater seating. It also has an entertainment center with a TV and fireplace.
The full kitchen includes an island for cooking prep and a table and chairs. And the master bedroom has a queen bed, walk-in closet, washer and dryer prep, TV, and large full bathroom.
Its features continue outside with an optional outdoor sink and griddle. The tanks on this fifth wheel will keep you boondocking for days while playing with off-road toys. Its freshwater tank holds 93 gallons.
It also has a 100-gallon grey tank and a 50-gallon black tank.
Base Model MSRP: $127,889
#5. Winnebago EKKO Motorhome
About: Winnebago’s EKKO is the only motorhome on our list, and it’s one of our favorites. This 23’ class C motorhome is all-wheel drive. It will get you many places off the beaten path, and it’s easy to park and maneuver.
The motorhome has a 3.5L EcoBoost® V6 engine, and it comes equipped with 455-watts of solar. In addition, it has a gear garage and a convenient floor plan that includes two twin beds in the rear that can convert into a king-size bed. It has a full bathroom and ample size kitchenette.
You can also get an optional pop-up top added to create additional room. The motorhome sleeps four people.
The EKKO is fully contained with a generator and fairly large tanks. The freshwater tank holds 50 gallons, and the grey water tank holds 51 gallons. There’s a cassette toilet, so no black tank is necessary.
Base Model MSRP: $171,845
Which Manly-Man RV Do You Prefer?
What do you think of these manly RVs? We think they’re well suited for adventure, no matter your gender.
If you’re looking for an RV that will keep you entertained and can get you closer to exploring wherever you want to go, one of these could be a great fit.
If you get a chance to walk-through or purchase one of these RVs, let us know what you think!
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